The Cost of Raising Children

Behavioral economists like Gary Becker say that the family is like a factory where land, labor and capital are combined to “produce” goods like children.…

Crime and Punishment in Svalbard

Two times the size of New Jersey, Norway’s Svalbard territory has a single jail cell that was briefly occupied a year ago. Trying to decide why Svalbard has little crime, some cite its sparse po…

Marrying Up in China

“There is an opinion that A quality guys will find B quality women, B  quality guys will find C quality women, and C quality men will find D quality women…The people left are A quality wom…

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